Report Details

First walk of the 2022-23 school year for Neah-Kah-Nie High School students on their adopted mile. The survey was started at the north boundary of mile 294, and students walked south to complete the survey.

Conditions

Temperature: 58 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 5.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 30. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 30.

Concerns

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 4. RVs/Buses parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

8 terns flying over ocean. Low flying bald eagle over dunes. ~15 cutthroat/searun cutthroat in pool in Crescent Lake Creek below railroad trestle.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2.

Report Images

North boundary of mile 294 looking north towards Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain.
North boundary of mile 294 looking south towards Rockaway Beach with NKN High School students in foreground.
Dead, juvenile double-crested cormorant observed on beach in northern end of mile 294.
Looking south past halfway point of mile 294, with darker bands of sand and some erosion of fore dune.
Erosion of fore dune in front of residential homes in mile 294, with small, black drainage pipe sticking out of dune.
Looking north at northern end of riprap in front of the Surfside Resort in mile 294.
Looking south from northern end of riprap of fore dune in mile 294.
Rip rap with covered drainage pipe near southern boundary of mile 294.
Looking north from southern boundary of mile 294.

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Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

May 23, 2024

I walked the mile today primarily to look for tar balls and oiled birds and wildlife as requested.

Sheila Berry

Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

April 9, 2024

Started the mile at the north end from the Manhattan Beach parking lot.

Sheila Berry

Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

February 10, 2024

This is a limited report made solely to provide photos of the King Tide on February 10, 2024.

Sheila Berry

Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

January 16, 2024

Entered the beach from Manhattan State Park and walked south.

Sheila Berry

Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

April 25, 2023

First walk of the 2022-23 school year for Neah-Kah-Nie High School students on their adopted mile.

Neah-Kah-Nie HS

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

May 30, 2021

Not much change from last report.

dmachuca

Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

March 6, 2021

Quiet day at the beach.

dmachuca

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

June 11, 2019

Very calm day with more activity than usual due to the presence of a middle school class doing PE on the beach.

Neah-Kah-Nie HS